His Excellency Philippe Étienne Ambassador of France to the United States will present “Tech for Good: A French vision for the 4th industrial revolution” on January 14, 2020 at 11 am.
This public conference will take place at 290 Hearst Memorial Mining Building for a Distinguished ITS Seminar.
Philippe Étienne is the Ambassador of France to the United States since September 2019. He previously held numerous posts within the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs, notably including Ambassador of France to Romania (2002-2005), Director of the Cabinet of the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs (2007-2009), Permanent Representative of France to the European Union (2009-2014), Ambassador of France to Germany (2014-2017) and most recently, Diplomatic Adviser to the President (2017-2019).
The Ambassador is an expert on the European Union and Continental Europe.
A graduate of the École Normale Supérieure and the Ecole Nationale d’Administration (“Voltaire” class 1980), Ambassador Etienne also holds the Agrégation (teaching diploma) in Mathematics, has a degree in Economics and is a graduate of the National Institute for Oriental Languages and Civilizations (Serbo-Croatian).
He is an Officer of the Legion of Honor and a Commander of the National Order of Merit.